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I have a RCA VR704HF. I am unable to play VHS tapes;. As soon as I put in a tape I get an ERROR message and the VCR player turns off.

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Hello sir, Hi, there are lots of possible causes for this, one could be the loading mechanism, the tape does not load properly, this needs cleaning, and its mechanical, so it needs some oiling, The main board needs checking for shorts and leaking capacitors, Especially the power supply board. Have a voltage check for the power supply voltage. the regulator may need to be checked.

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